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MFAH Virtual Films: Native Son

October 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am December 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Richard Wright’s widely praised 1940 novel exposed the injustices of Black urban life. Bigger Thomas,
in prison for murder and sentenced to death, reflects back on the circumstances that led to his incarceration. This new restoration of the 1951 screen adaptation, in the film-noir genre, stars author Richard Wright as Bigger Thomas, and is being released in its original length for the first time. This new restoration of the 1951 film version is preceded by a special filmed introduction by film historians Eddie Muller (Film Noir Foundation) and Jacqueline Najuma Stewart, courtesy of Turner Classic Movies.

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Start:
October 28 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
https://kinomarquee.com/film/native-son/5f64d46dea97c30001a16494/museum-of-fine-arts-houston

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Phone:
713-639-7515
Email:
rgomez@mfah.org
Website:
https://www.mfah.org/films/

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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